Highlights of the International Image Sensor Workshop


Boyd Fowler


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Date: 10/01/2013


In this paper we present the latest trends in image sensors. This includes developments in CMOS image sensors, CCDs, and single photon avalanche photodiode (SPAD) image sensors.

Further Information:

Boyd Fowler was born in California in 1965. He received his M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in 1990 and 1995 respectively. After finishing his Ph.D. he stayed at Stanford University as a research associate in the Electrical Engineering Information Systems Laboratory until 1998. In 1998 he founded Pixel Devices International in Sunnyvale California. After selling Pixel Devices to Agilent technologies, he served as the advanced development manager in the Sensor Solutions Division (SSD) between 2003 and 2005. Between 2005 and 2013 he was the CTO and VP of Technology at Fairchild Imaging/BAE Systems Imaging Solutions. Currently he a technical program manager at Google in Mountain View California. He has authored numerous technical papers and patents. He’s current research interests include CMOS image sensors, low noise image sensors, noise analysis, low power image sensors, data compression, and image processing.

Created: Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013